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Toy Story Roundup Rodeo BBQ Food & Drink Menu, Photo & Video Tour

Oct 21, 2023

Toy Story Land's new Roundup Rodeo BBQ is a table service restaurant at Walt Disney World that is now open as of Spring 2023. We have menu details and food photos from the table service dining option at Hollywood Studios.

For those who are unfamiliar with it, the backstory behind Roundup Rodeo BBQ Restaurant is that Andy and all of his toys are inviting guests to participate in the fun of a backyard barbecue. However, we do not mean the walk-around variety when referring to Andy's toys. Toy Story Roundup Rodeo Restaurant is NOT be a character dining experience–Woody, Buzz, Jessie, and the other characters will continue doing meet & greets around Toy Story Land.

Instead, this is a regular all-you-care-to-enjoy, family-style restaurant with an art style similar to that of both Toy Story Mania and Slinky Dog Dash. Andy has built a rodeo restaurant consisting of Woody's Roundup toys and other playthings. To create the restaurant, he cut and taped cardboard boxes together to create a new rodeo arena. While some pieces are western-themed, Andy really just used whatever he had laying around–it's a broad assortment of toys assembled to create a fun, colorful mashup-atmosphere.

Toy Story Roundup Rodeo BBQ opened in Spring 2023 at Disney's Hollywood Studios.

Advance Dining Reservations demand is going to be sky-high for Toy Story Roundup Rodeo BBQ Restaurant and you’ll want to book reservations ASAP. This is the most popular restaurant at Disney's Hollywood Studios because Toy Story.

Walt Disney World has shared a full tour of Toy Story Roundup Rodeo BBQ in the video above. This reveals the most comprehensive look inside the restaurant we’ve seen yet.

I haven't exactly been this project's biggest "hype man" and yet I’ll admit to being pleasantly surprised by this. Perhaps it's a matter of low expectations, but I was envisioning a cavernous room without much to break up the space and a bunch of cardboard cutouts affixed to the walls of an otherwise empty warehouse.

In actuality, it's very similar to the queue of Toy Story Mania. It is cardboard cutouts, but there's more depth and detail to them. The space in the dining room is actually broken up nicely, and the walls aren't simple flats–there's dimensionality to everything, and a lot more than I expected.

To be sure, Toy Story Roundup Rodeo BBQ will not be for everyone, nor will it compete with the trio of top-themed restaurants at Disney's Hollywood Studios. But it looks like a fitting addition to Toy Story Land that's in keeping with the rest of the land. I’ll withhold further praise until seeing it in person, but it seems like Imagineering understand the assignment and did a good job. It looks nice, for what it is.

On another note, Advance Dining Reservations are now available for Toy Story Roundup Rodeo BBQ. This is going to be the most competitive ADR for Disney's Hollywood Studios going forward, and probably one of the most coveted ones in all of Walt Disney World.

Suffice to say, you will want to be up early and have a plan of attack if you’re hoping to score ADRs for the initial opening period. See our Top 10 Tips for Booking Difficult Advance Dining Reservations, specifically numbers 9, 8, 6, plus 5 and 4 if you’re booking further into the future.

Compounding the popularity of all things Toy Story is the fact that Roundup Rodeo BBQ is opening on March 23, 2023, which is during the heart of spring break season at Walt Disney World. It's just after local school breaks conclude, but it's still before Easter–the peak week of spring break.

Honestly, that doesn't matter that much. Roundup Rodeo Restaurant could open during the slowest week of 2023, and it’ll still book up in minutes. This restaurant will likely be on par with Space 220 Restaurant at EPCOT in terms of demand. And that's despite it not having a highly-themed or immersive component. Toy Story Land is incredibly popular, and people love barbecue.

A unique collaboration between Walt Disney Imagineering, Disney Pixar Animation Studios and Walt Disney World Food & Beverage, this one-of-a-kind dining experience will be the first Toy Story table service restaurant in the world. Roundup Rodeo BBQ Restaurant will offer all-you-can-eat barbecue cuisine, served family-style.

With the Toy Story Roundup Rodeo BBQ opening date out of the way, let's take a look at the menu…

Start with the Prospector's Homemade Cheddar Biscuits served with sweet pepper jelly.

While these might very well be delicious, keep in mind that Toy Story Roundup Rodeo BBQ is all-you-can-eat, so you don't want to eat too much "filler" before the many meats arrive!

Next up, more filler: salads. Here are the options for you to graze:

Enjoy a hearty serving of house-smoked meats at Toy Story Roundup Rodeo BBQ, including:

I misread the first one as Dr. Evil Smoked Ribs, and now that's the crossover film I never even knew I needed.

Savory plant-based offerings are available upon request at Toy Story Roundup Rodeo BBQ for vegetarians and vegans:

All entreés at Toy Story Roundup Rodeo BBQ are served with an assortment of sweet, traditional, and spicy BBQ sauces.

Choose four of the following sides for the table:

Interesting that you have to choose four for the table. I guess Sarah and I will be booking separate tables when we go! (Not really–I already know which four I want. Spoiler alert: none of the plant-based ones. This is a BBQ joint, come on!)

Toy Story Roundup Rodeo BBQ's chuckwagon desserts offer a sweet take on the BBQ picnic classics. Choose from a selection for the table:

An assortment of craft cocktails and nonalcoholic beverages will have you feeling nostalgic for backyard picnics on warm summer days.

Grown-up Craft Cocktails:

A selection of beer, hard cider, and wines by the glass are available.

Nonalcoholic offerings:

Walt Disney World has not yet released pricing for Toy Story Roundup Rodeo BBQ.

If we had to guess based on pricing at Space 220 and Be Our Guest Restaurant, we’d expect adult pricing to be $55 and kids pricing to be $29. It could be as high as $39 for kids and $59 for adults. Anything higher than that would surprise us. Although it's "only" BBQ (as opposed to those more ambitious prix fixe menus), Toy Story Roundup Rodeo BBQ is all-you-can-eat cuisine, served family-style–so there will be premium pricing for that.

In terms of additional background (that you probably already know if you’ve been following the prolonged construction of this Toy Story Land addition), Roundup Rodeo BBQ Restaurant is located to the right of what's currently the entrance of Toy Story Land, behind the giant Woody figure and land's marquee (you can see construction walls in the photo below).

In our most recent construction update, we noted that construction workers have been putting the finishing touches on the exterior facade of the restaurant. We’re starting to see visible signs of this, as the restaurant marquee and other details have been installed of the exterior of the building, which is now behind construction scrims. It's progressed significantly since we shared that–the facade is now coming alive and starting to resemble the concept art at the top of the post.

This new table service restaurant should help address many of the issues we’ve had with Toy Story Land. It's currently pretty miserable during the summer heat or daily rain showers due to the lack of shade or shelter. Giving guests even a temporary reprieve from the sun or storms in a place that isn't the restrooms would be nice. So from a purely functional or role-filling perspective, Toy Story Roundup BBQ Restaurant is a good addition.

The menu at Toy Story Roundup BBQ Restaurant actually looks better than I was expecting, although I have to admit that my expectations were pretty low. I figured this would basically be a table service version of Regal Eagle's Distinctly Patriotic Smokehouse: A Salute to All Foods, But Mostly Barbecued Meats. It looks like a step up from that. (Granted, these are stock photos and what's actually served could look considerably different.)

Design and ambition-wise, Roundup Rodeo BBQ Restaurant does absolutely nothing for me. It looks mostly phoned in, but honestly, I feel that way about much of the various Toy Story Lands. Obviously, I am in the minority on this–I get that. I just think that Toy Story is thematic low-hanging fruit, and could be so much better than what Imagineering has delivered to date.

This feels like more of the same on that front. Not that I want to see yet another Toy Story Land pop up somewhere, but I really wish Imagineering were given the budget to do one of these lands proper justice so fans see just how much better this concept could actually be if its full creative potential were reached.

Otherwise, about my only thought about Toy Story Roundup BBQ Restaurant is, "why not have an elaborately themed Pizza Planet instead?!" I’m guessing the answer to that is storytelling consistency. My retort to that response would be: "who cares." Seriously, it's not like Toy Story Land at DHS is the pinnacle of themed design.

This is not Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge…break the rules! It would be pretty easy to concoct a storytelling contrivance to explain away the presence of Pizza Planet in "Andy's Backyard," if Imagineering truly wanted to build the better restaurant. But that ship has sailed, so no need to continue fixating on it.

In any case, we’re just glad that Toy Story Roundup Rodeo BBQ will finally open on March 23, 2023. Our Advance Dining Reservations are already booked, so stay tuned for a full restaurant review coming soon!

But don't want on one before booking your own ADRs–as noted above, this restaurant will book up 60+ days ahead of time! Both of us will be monitoring ADR news like hawks in the coming weeks and will give you a heads up ASAP if/when availability live. You can subscribe to our free email newsletter for instant alerts.

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What do you think about the addition of a table service restaurant to Toy Story Land? How does the menu look to you? Excited to dine at Roundup Rodeo BBQ Restaurant starting on March 23, 2023? Thoughts on its themed design and details as compared to other exquisitely Imagineered restaurants at Disney's Hollywood Studios? Do you agree or disagree with our thoughts? Any questions we can help you answer? Hearing your feedback–even when you disagree with us–is both interesting to us and helpful to other readers, so please share your thoughts below in the comments!

Can you confirm or deny this 100%? Because the official disney womebsite does not state one way or the other.

"… in the video above. " – Am I the only one that don't see a video?

you know, in the old days I used to construct my planning around fast passes but now all I can do is organize around restaurant reservations,.. perhaps that's the point,.. I now look at park ticket prices as a cover fee for atmospheric dining,.. whereas the rides go to the swift and I am not a fan of frenzy,..

For me, the worst of both worlds was when I was making dining reservations 180 days out, then making ride reservations 60 days out, and finally trying to play games* to make both sets match.

* They were not fun

This kinda killed the hype for me- not a fan of all you can eat.

We have been lamenting the loss of Big Thunder BBQ at DL since it closed to make more room for Galaxy's Edge. This just might put our "should we" or "shouldn't we" plan a WDW trip in to the "should" column for sooner rather than later!

I actually love the theming in Toy Story Land. Every time we go I find something new. It's just so SMALL! I want more of it. Some of the menu items look really tasty and have potential. But I agree the BBQ idea doesn't excite me after visiting the Regal Eagle.

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